Spurs, Man Utd and Villa register EPL wins
6 December, 2021, 9:12 am
An early goal from Lucas Moura and two after halftime from Davinson Sanchez and Son Heung-min ensured a third successive Premier League win for Tottenham Hotspur as they beat Norwich City 3-0 at home.
Victory lifted Spurs into fifth place with 25 points from 14 matches, 10 points off the top of the table but with a game in hand, as new manager Antonio Conte continued to make an impact.
It was the first time Spurs had scored three goals in a home league game this season.
Brazilian midfielder Fred curled in a 77th-minute winner as Ralf Rangnick made a winning start as Manchester United’s interim manager with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
United moved up to sixth place in the table one point behind Spurs. Palace slipped to 12th on 16 points.
Leeds United’s returning striker Patrick Bamford struck in added time as they snatched a 2-2 draw against Brentford at Elland Road.
Brentford are 12th on the table and Leeds 14th.
Aston Villa beat Leicester 2-1 to jump above them into 10th place.